Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1889-1890 Representative Republican
1891-1892 Representative Republican
1893-1894 Representative Republican
1895-1896 Representative Republican
1907-1908 Representative Republican
Counties Armstrong

Biography

01/17/1860 - 02/27/1923


COCHRANE, Samuel Bruce, a Representative from Armstrong County; born in Pine (now Boggs) Township, Armstrong County, Pa., January 17, 1860; graduated, Dayton Academy; attended, Northwest State Normal School (now Pennsylvania Western University, Edinboro); graduated, science, Indiana Normal School (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania), 1883; captain, Company K, Sixteenth Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1905-1909); school teacher (1877-1883); school principal (1883-1888); established, Review and Training school, Kittanning (1888); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1889, 1891, 1893, 1895 and 1907 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896, 1908); lawyer (1897-1923); private secretary, president of the Senate (1897-1898); sergeant-at-arms (1899-1900), secretary, Appropriations Committee (1901-1902), Pennsylvania State Senate; died, February 27, 1923 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; interred, Chartiers Cemetery, Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
 


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